Posted in Escambia County Health

Three questions over ‘coffee,’ two weak answers

Inweekly had three questions for County Administrator Janice Gilley to answer at Commissioner Jeff Bergosh’s virtual “Coffee with the Commissioner” this morning. 1. What county…

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Latest COVID data and a free burger

As per the 11 a.m EDT DOH Dashboard, the COVID-19 cases surpassed 15K in the past 24 hours – new total 15,456.  Escambia County increased…

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Posted in Escambia County Health Pensacola

COVID-19: Wednesday morning update

City Yard Waste Pickup Running Behind Schedule Due to a significant increase in yard waste being placed curbside for pickup in recent weeks, City of…

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Escambia Co. Assisted Living Facility: ‘High risk for an outbreak’

According to yesterday’s situation report (SITREP) from the Escambia County Emergency Operations Center, a Level II response team has been requested for “an ALF that…

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Local hospitals set record for COVID-19 collections

Two days after Inweekly reported that West Florida Hospital had collected less than three-percent of all COVID-19 specimens, the Escambia County Emergency Operations Center reports…

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COVID-19: Mid-afternoon update

Last week, the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington School of Medicine released a model that projected the COVID-19 pandemic…

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Study: Florida one of the least aggressive states fighting COVID-19

With nearly all of the 50 states in some form of lockdown to fight the spread of COVID-19, WalletHub today released updated rankings for the…

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Escambia COVID-19 cases far from flattening

According to latest DOH dashboard (10 a.m. April 7), Escambia County has reported 29 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours –24 since 6…

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Posted in Health Pensacola

Virtual Presser Notes: Quarantine Cheese Grits

by Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly With Mayor Grover Robinson currently quarantining himself, the regular Monday morning press conference was conducted virtually this week. “Welcome to a…

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